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Dublin: 14 °C Saturday 28 March, 2015

Today’s News

From The42 Dublin hurlers make 4 changes ahead of Limerick encounter Ready To Go

Dublin hurlers make 4 changes ahead of Limerick encounter

Simon Lambert, Ross O’Carroll, Eamonn Dillon and Alan Nolan all miss out.

From The42 Roy Keane went to see ‘I, Keano’ last night (seriously) Meta

Roy Keane went to see ‘I, Keano’ last night (seriously)

The assistant boss was joined by members of the Ireland squad for an evening at the theatre.

Yesterday’s News

From The42 Offaly and Tipp teams named ahead of Allianz Hurling League quarter final Team News

Offaly and Tipp teams named ahead of Allianz Hurling League quarter final

The game takes place in O’Connor Park, Tullamore at 3pm this Sunday.

From The42 Here is the Dublin footballers’ team to face Derry tomorrow Starting XV

Here is the Dublin footballers’ team to face Derry tomorrow

Jim Gavin’s side have made just one change from their recent win over Mayo

From The42 5 talking points ahead of the upcoming Euro 2016 qualifiers Preview

5 talking points ahead of the upcoming Euro 2016 qualifiers

There’s a lot more to look forward to in the coming days aside from Ireland-Poland encounter.

From The42 Analysis: What are the strengths and weaknesses of the Poland team set to face Ireland? Scouting Report

Analysis: What are the strengths and weaknesses of the Poland team set to face Ireland?

We look closely at Adam Nawalka’s side’s recent 4-0 defeat of Georgia.

‘A team with no stars’ – The Polish view on Ireland ahead of Sunday’s game

We chat to journalist Maciej Kaliszuk about the Irish team’s upcoming opponents.

Thursday 26 March, 2015

From The42 Where are they now? The last Irish team to play Poland in a Euros qualifier Fyi

Where are they now? The last Irish team to play Poland in a Euros qualifier

Ahead of this Sunday’s vital Euro 2016 qualifier, we recall a similarly important game game 24 years ago.

From The42 Soccer team learns hard way — lengthy goal celebrations are NOT a good idea Oops

Soccer team learns hard way — lengthy goal celebrations are NOT a good idea

The unusual incident took place during the 2015 Future Champions Gauteng International Tournament.

From The42 Real youngster left out of Scotland U19 squad (and it’s causing quite a stir) Controversial

Real youngster left out of Scotland U19 squad (and it’s causing quite a stir)

“We’ve deliberately got more height in our squad. That’s one of the reasons why Jack isn’t in,” he said.

Tuesday 24 March, 2015

From The42 Lewandowski aside, do Ireland have much to fear when they come up against Poland? Know Your Enemy

Lewandowski aside, do Ireland have much to fear when they come up against Poland?

Why Martin O’Neill’s men must watch out for Kamil Glik, Grzegorz Krychowiak and Arkadiusz Milik among others.

From The42 A great few days for Irish sport just got even better Success

A great few days for Irish sport just got even better

Olympians Natalya Coyle and Arthur Lanigan-O’Keeffe enjoyed success in Cairo on Monday evening.

From The42 Wave goodbye to Hook and McGurk with this class Six Nations closing montage Conclusion

Wave goodbye to Hook and McGurk with this class Six Nations closing montage

The duo bowed out as Ireland were crowned champions in thrilling circumstances.

From The42 Rugby referee Nigel Owens on ‘the one issue that soccer needs to address’ Contrast

Rugby referee Nigel Owens on ‘the one issue that soccer needs to address’

The sport has been continually criticised, with players and officials consistently coming under the spotlight.

Sunday 22 March, 2015

From The42 Editing a college newspaper, how O’Sullivan ‘uses’ snooker & the week’s best sportswriting Recommended
From The42 Do you agree with our best Barcelona and Real Madrid combined XI? Dream Team

Do you agree with our best Barcelona and Real Madrid combined XI?

We pick the top current players from the two sides ahead of tonight’s Clasico.

Friday 20 March, 2015

From The42 Happy retirement! Here are 12 of our favourite George Hook quotes Wave Goodbye

Happy retirement! Here are 12 of our favourite George Hook quotes

The RTÉ pundit is set to analyse his last Six Nations game this weekend.

From The42 Ahead of this weekend’s Clasico, here are all 21 of Messi’s goals against Real Madrid Legend

Ahead of this weekend’s Clasico, here are all 21 of Messi’s goals against Real Madrid

Ahead of this weekend’s El Clasico, we relive some of the great one’s great moments.

From The42 7 players who were discarded by Premier League clubs before flourishing elsewhere Comebacks

7 players who were discarded by Premier League clubs before flourishing elsewhere

In light of Mohammed Salah’s exceptional form for Fiorentina, we look at other players who may have been underestimated.

From The42 Real Madrid have been drawn with their bogey team in the Champions League quarters Last 8

Real Madrid have been drawn with their bogey team in the Champions League quarters

Meanwhile, the draw for the Europa League quarter-finals has also been made.

Wednesday 18 March, 2015

From The42 5 Champions League miracles City can take inspiration from ahead of tonight’s clash Comebacks

5 Champions League miracles City can take inspiration from ahead of tonight’s clash

The Premier League side face Barca tonight, with few people expected them to progress.

From The42 Is this the worst panenka penalty ever attempted? Awkward
From The42 Harry Arter celebrated his first Ireland call-up with a stunning goal last night Take A Bow

Harry Arter celebrated his first Ireland call-up with a stunning goal last night

Meanwhile, Wes Hoolahan came off the bench to score for Norwich.

Tuesday 17 March, 2015

From The42 12 of the best pics from all today’s schools rugby action Looking Back

12 of the best pics from all today’s schools rugby action

Roscrea, Rockwell and RBAI triumphed in their respective competitions.

From The42 Nothing wrong with the Irish lineout – Heaslip Claim

Nothing wrong with the Irish lineout – Heaslip

The number 8 is well aware of the dangers posed by upcoming opponents Scotland.

From The42 Bono looked unimpressed as Arsenal exited the Champions League tonight Famous Face

Bono looked unimpressed as Arsenal exited the Champions League tonight

The Gunners went 2-0 up on the night, but the Ligue 1 side still won on away goals.

From The42 We’ll Leave it There So: Shefflin wins 13th All-Ireland, Roscrea secure cup and all today’s sport Tuesday

We’ll Leave it There So: Shefflin wins 13th All-Ireland, Roscrea secure cup and all today’s sport

Meanwhile, a police chief has admitted to causing 96 deaths at Hillsborough.

From The42 Henry Shefflin to make decision on retirement ‘within the next week’ Closure

Henry Shefflin to make decision on retirement ‘within the next week’

“Ah sure look we’ll be all glad when it’s all over and the decision is made,” he added.

From The42 Rockwell overcome late Ardscoil rally to secure Munster Schools Senior Cup title Success

Rockwell overcome late Ardscoil rally to secure Munster Schools Senior Cup title

Meanwhile, RBAI beat Wallace High School 14-10 to win the Ulster Schools’ Cup.

From The42 15 signs you’re a hardcore schools rugby fan Passion

15 signs you’re a hardcore schools rugby fan

Ahead of today’s big games, we pay tribute to the supporters who follow their young counterparts avidly.

From The42 Neil Francis defends controversial Warren Gatland comments following backlash Reaction

Neil Francis defends controversial Warren Gatland comments following backlash

The Western Mail was particularly scathing, suggesting the pundit’s remarks were “an embarrassment”.

Monday 16 March, 2015

From The42 Tipp U21s include 5 senior footballers and 2 senior hurlers in their side to face Clare Team News

Tipp U21s include 5 senior footballers and 2 senior hurlers in their side to face Clare

The Munster Under 21 Football Championship​ semi-final takes place in Semple Stadium at 7.30pm.

From The42 Rob Kearney: Ireland won’t be focusing on points difference against Scotland Looking Ahead

Rob Kearney: Ireland won’t be focusing on points difference against Scotland

The 28-year-old full-back insists all thoughts will be on beating their upcoming opponents.

From The42 As it happened: Swansea v Liverpool, Premier League Liveblog

As it happened: Swansea v Liverpool, Premier League

Liverpool took on Swansea, as Brendan Rodgers’ side looked to boost their top-four hopes.

From The42 Does sacking your manager actually work in the Premier League? Here are some stats Fyi

Does sacking your manager actually work in the Premier League? Here are some stats

Gus Poyet became the latest manager to be dismissed, after his departure from Sunderland was announced earlier.

From The42 ‘Cocky Irish pundits’ take a buttering from Welsh media after Six Nations defeat Anger

‘Cocky Irish pundits’ take a buttering from Welsh media after Six Nations defeat

The front cover of the Western Mail takes aim at Keith Wood and Neil Francis.

From The42 5 talking points from Saturday and Sunday’s Premier League action Looking Back

5 talking points from Saturday and Sunday’s Premier League action

Man United’s emphatic win over Tottenham, Darron Gibson’s recovery and more thoughts from the recent games.

Sunday 15 March, 2015

From The42 Sports film of the week: Hoosiers Recommended

Sports film of the week: Hoosiers

This David Anspaugh film is widely regarded as one of the best basketball movies ever.

From The42 Are there parallels between Chelsea now and the 2000 United side? Opinion

Are there parallels between Chelsea now and the 2000 United side?

A European exit turned out to be a watershed moment for the ex-United boss.

From The42 As it happened: Man United v Tottenham, Premier League Liveblog

As it happened: Man United v Tottenham, Premier League

Man United took on Tottenham, with both sides looking to boost their top-four chances significantly with a win.

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